Farm Labourer - charles murphy

Date Posted: Sep 11, 2022

Job Detail


Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • No degree certificate or diploma

Experience

Experience an asset

Work site environment

  • Fruit and vegetable combination farming
  • Other miscellaneous crop farming
  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Work setting

  • Staff accommodation available
  • Rural area
  • Remote location
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Cleaning crop
  • Fruit trees training
  • Grading
  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Harvesting seedlings
  • Hoeing crops
  • Maintain and manage growth of vines vine canopy and grapes
  • Mixing fertilizer
  • Plant cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Seed cutting
  • Soil fertility programs
  • Vegetable culling
  • Weeding
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Harvest crops
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Clean stables barns barnyards and pens
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops livestock and poultry
  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Set and monitor water lines air flow and temperature in barns pens and chicken coops

Experience and specialization

Type of Crops

  • Grapes
  • Seed corn
  • Potatoes

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Fertilizer applicator
  • Fruit harvester
  • Lift truck
  • Tractor

Additional information

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sound discrimination
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting standing walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending crouching kneeling

Personal suitability

  • Team player